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Application Engineer/CNC Lathe Programmer

Company: Actalent
Location: Rockford
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Actalent Engineering Services is currently hiring 2 Applications Engineers (CNC Lathe Programmers) in the Decatur, IL area!
--- This position can be a long term opportunity or project based if you prefer a contract. Please apply if you're proficient in programming CNC Lathes from scratch at the machine!
Starting up a new brass foundry and is introducing a new alloy. Currently have 172 castings but over the next couple years they will have about 1,000 different castings and this department of the machine shop is tasked with re-establishing machining processes for the next 800+ castings.
This department is 99% lathes. 79 lathes (Takasawas, Shimadas, Mori Seikis, and some Okumas) and 1 CNC mill. This Engineer will need to be able to program, set up and run the new part, then complete the documentation of the new process as part of a 30 piece capability study. There will be an existing program for each machine but since it's a new alloy they will have to modify speeds and feeds and in some cases depth. Writing the new g code.
Responsible for improving existing machining process to improve Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Productivity improvements.
Responsible for updating appropriate process documentation to ensure setups, programs, and tooling information is accurate and available for Operations.
Process development and implementation of new product designs.
Active, hands-on participant in troubleshooting and root cause analysis of operations issues.
Actively train Operations on new and existing machining processes.
Implements new technology as part of capital projects, maintaining timeline integrity for specific tasks.
Committed to delivering exceptional results.
Communicate and interact with all levels of the organization to facilitate action and drive improvements.
2 plus years' experience highly preferred.
Experience with a CAD/CAM program for the purpose of writing CNC programs - trigonometry and calculations. AutoCAD, Solidworks, MasterCAM, etc.
About Actalent:
Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We're supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Actalent, Rockford , Application Engineer/CNC Lathe Programmer, Engineering , Rockford, Illinois

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